Elevation: 6,000 ft
GPS: 40.268, -111.625 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Lee Jensen on Aug 28, 2006
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, DCrane

Description

Trilogy Buttress provides some of the best multipitch sport climbing in Rock Canyon. Routes extend from three to four pitches on moderate to difficult grades as you ascend over 600 feet of quality rock.

Located in the lower canyon, Trilogy calls to you to leave the top roping crowds behind and experience a bit of rock climbing adventure.

Getting There

To get to the base of the Trilogy routes head up the main large scree slope and drainage located to the east of Super Bowl Wall on the right side of the water tower. As you look up the scree you will see that it forks about 500 feet up. The buttress rising out of the fork is Trilogy. The main routes start on the left side about another 100 feet up the left fork.

Descent

The standard way to get down from Trilogy Buttress is to walk off west. From the top, find the obvious trail that heads northwest, which then turns west at the top of the gully that lies to the west of Trilogy. Follow this west, down the west face of Squaw Mountain until reaching the Bonneville Shoreline Trail. Follow the wide path south to the Rock Canyon parking lot.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Trilogy Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 93
Lord of the Slings
Sport 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 13
Frodo Lives
Sport 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 26
Nine in Black
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 3
Return of the King
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 20
Shadow and Flame
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 11
Gollum's Column
Sport 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Lord of the Slings
 93
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 4 pitches
Frodo Lives
 13
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 2 pitches
Nine in Black
 26
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Return of the King
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Shadow and Flame
 20
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Gollum's Column
 11
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport 2 pitches
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